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Ghana’s agric sector in disarray - KNUST Prof.

June 6, 2016, 12:51 p.m.

A lecturer with the agriculture department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor Simon Cudjoe Fialor has described Ghana’s agriculture sector as disjointed and lacking of policy direction.

According to Dr Fialor, everything being done from the policy level as far as agriculture is concerned is not always done in conformity with the reality on the ground.

His observation comes as Ghana’s agriculture is growing at 2.3 percent as per the recent figures released on reviews of Ghana’s economic growth for the year 2015.

Professor Fialor points out that the country is being punished for the trend; as monies invested into agriculture is going down the drain.

He tells Ultimate News, until deliberate targets are set with timelines and proper structures; Ghana’s progress in agriculture will continue to lag behind compared to its West African neighbours.